SEASON: 2016-17

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This Season: 2016-17
Next Season: 2017-18
Football League Championship (Tier 2)
Phillipe Montanier, Gary Brazil (2), Mark Warburton
FA Cup:
3rd Round (Wigan Athletic (A) 0-2)
League Cup:
3rd Round (Arsenal (H) 0-4)

Player Of The Year:
Eric Lichaj
Top Goalscorer:
Britt Assombalonga (14 goals)

Competitive Games:
Competitive Goals:
Goals per game:

League Games:
League Points:
51 out of 138 (3 points per win)
Points Percentage:
When goals were scored and conceded
First HalfSecond Half
Time:0-10 mins10-20 mins20-30 mins30-40 mins40-45 mins45-50 mins50-60 mins60-70 mins70-80 mins80-90 mins
Num goals scored43574578617
Num goals conceded29672511151211

Goals scored, conceded and win and loss margins
Goal count:1 goal2 goals3 goals4 goals5+ goals
Scored14 times12 times5 times2 times1 time
Conceded16 times17 times7 times1 time1 time
Won By8 times5 times3 times
Lost By15 times6 times2 times2 times

Analysis of the league positions
This table shows:
(a) how many days we spent in each of the league positions
(b) how we did when we played teams in each of the league positions.

Position days Record against teams in each position
Num Days Opp
PWDLFAPointsResults (Green = win; Blue = draw; Red = loss)
1 111--213 Newcastle United (2-1)
2 221-1433 Newcastle United (1-3), Brighton And Hove Albion (3-0)
31 322--526 Huddersfield Town (2-0), Reading (3-2)
45 42--2240 Norwich City (1-2), Huddersfield Town (1-2)
5 51--1020 Leeds United (0-2)
6 631-2553 Bristol City (1-2), Birmingham City (3-1), Sheffield Wednesday (1-2)
713 71--1150 Norwich City (1-5)
81 8-------
9 951137104 Burton Albion (4-3), Reading (0-2), Barnsley (0-1), Fulham (2-3), Preston North End (1-1)
106 102-11251 Derby County (0-3), Derby County (2-2)
116 1111--433 Wigan Athletic (4-3)
122 122-11121 Brentford (0-1), Preston North End (1-1)
1317 133-21142 Brighton and Hove Albion (0-3), Fulham (1-1), Birmingham City (0-0)
14 145113684 Sheffield Wednesday (1-2), Queens Park Rangers (1-1), Aston Villa (2-1), Brentford (2-3), Cardiff City (0-1)
1518 1522--726 Ipswich Town (2-0), Barnsley (5-2)
1612 1621-1313 Wolverhampton Wanderers (0-1), Ipswich Town (3-0)
1724 171-1-221 Aston Villa (2-2)
1850 18-------
1932 1942-2446 Leeds United (3-1), Bristol City (1-0), Burton Albion (0-1), Queens Park Rangers (0-2)
2074 201--1020 Wolverhampton Wanderers (0-2)
2114 21-------
22 223-21342 Rotherham United (2-2), Cardiff City (1-2), Wigan Athletic (0-0)
23 232--2130 Blackburn Rovers (1-2), Blackburn Rovers (0-1)
24 2411--203 Rotherham United (2-0)

Highest League Attendance:
Lowest League Attendance:
Average League Attendance:
Highest Cup Attendance:
Lowest Cup Attendance:

Clean Sheets:
Red cards:
Yellow cards:
Own goals (for):
2 (scored by opponents for us)
Own goals (against):
3 (scored by us for opponents)
Yellow cards:
Penalties scored:
Penalties conceded:
Penalties missed:
Penalties saved:


CHAMPIONSHIP (Tier 2) Home AwayResults
Pos Team P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A GD Pts ResultHome Away
1Newcastle United46297108540153549231445361745942-11-3
2Brighton and Hove Albion4628997440173346141166282634933-00-3
4Sheffield Wednesday4624913604515263622977242315811-21-2
5Huddersfield Town462561556581526342610492232-281Promoted via playoffs2-01-2
7Leeds United46229156147144532168510293114753-10-2
8Norwich City462010168569154455225612304716701-21-5
9Derby County46181315545011843320751121304672-20-3
11Preston North End46161416646311664026581024371621-11-1
12Cardiff City4617111860611148312667102935-1621-20-1
13Aston Villa4616141647481283332046131428-1622-12-2
15Wolverhampton Wanderers461610205458841125308692928-4580-20-1
16Ipswich Town4613161748588105302456121834-10553-02-0
17Bristol City461592260661148332645142740-6541-01-2
18Queens Park Rangers461582352669410303264132234-14531-10-2
19Birmingham City461314194564851025315992033-19533-10-0
20Burton Albion4613132049639410283049102133-14524-30-1
21Nottingham Forest461492362721247423025162042-1051
22Blackburn Rovers461215195365887293047122435-1251Relegated0-11-2
23Wigan Athletic4610122440575810192654142131-1742Relegated4-30-0
24Rotherham United46583340985612233402211764-5823Relegated2-02-2

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Manager: Phillipe Montanier
1Sat Aug 06, 2016Burton AlbionH4-3Win23,0123Assombalonga (23, 77), Lam (45), Burke (49)
3Fri Aug 12, 2016Brighton and Hove AlbionA0-3Loss25,74810
2Tue Aug 16, 2016BrentfordA0-1Loss10,00418
4Sat Aug 20, 2016Wigan AthleticH4-3Win17,75011Assombalonga (6), Burke (53, 78), Lam (90)
5Sat Aug 27, 2016Leeds UnitedH3-1Win20,9957Kasami (16), Perquis (71), Burke (90)
6Sun Sep 11, 2016Aston VillaA2-2Draw30,61910Vellios (57), Lansbury (87)
7Wed Sep 14, 2016Rotherham UnitedA2-2Draw10,24310Mills (76), Vellios (85)
8Sat Sep 17, 2016Norwich CityH1-2Loss20,32313Vellios (40)
9Sat Sep 24, 2016Sheffield WednesdayA1-2Loss27,35015Lansbury (35)
10Tue Sep 27, 2016FulhamH1-1Draw17,38815Nicklas Bendtner (60)
11Sat Oct 01, 2016Bristol CityA1-2Loss18,92218Vellios (33)
12Fri Oct 14, 2016Birmingham CityH3-1Win19,20813Lichaj (33), Vellios (63), Pereira (83)
13Tue Oct 18, 2016Blackburn RoversA1-2Loss10,46216Perquis (90)
14Sat Oct 22, 2016Cardiff CityH1-2Loss16,53919Lansbury (90 pen)
15Sat Oct 29, 2016ReadingA0-2Loss17,09320
16Sat Nov 05, 2016Queens Park RangersH1-1Draw20,04320Assombalonga (38)
17Sat Nov 19, 2016Ipswich TownA2-0Win15,41718Assombalonga (1, 44)
18Fri Nov 25, 2016BarnsleyA5-2Win13,18016Lansbury (13, 45, 82), Vellios (24), Osborn (63)
19Fri Dec 02, 2016Newcastle UnitedH2-1Win21,31713Nicklas Bendtner (52), Lascelles (86 OG)
20Sun Dec 11, 2016Derby CountyA0-3Loss32,60016
21Wed Dec 14, 2016Preston North EndH1-1Draw15,86416Maxwell (68 OG)
22Sat Dec 17, 2016Wolverhampton WanderersH0-2Loss19,03717
23Mon Dec 26, 2016Huddersfield TownA1-2Loss22,10018Pereira (25)
24Fri Dec 30, 2016Newcastle UnitedA1-3Loss52,22818Dumitru (29)
25Mon Jan 02, 2017BarnsleyH0-1Loss22,10520
26Sat Jan 14, 2017Birmingham CityA0-0Draw18,04120
Manager: Gary Brazil (2)
27Sat Jan 21, 2017Bristol CityH1-0Win17,41819Osborn (67)
28Wed Jan 25, 2017Leeds UnitedA0-2Loss24,83819
29Tue Jan 31, 2017Rotherham UnitedH2-0Win15,77018Assombalonga (50 pen, 71)
30Sat Feb 04, 2017Aston VillaH2-1Win19,86615Assombalonga (42 pen), Brereton (90)
31Sat Feb 11, 2017Norwich CityA1-5Loss26,83117McCormack (75)
32Tue Feb 14, 2017FulhamA2-3Loss15,36517Kasami (2), Brereton (47)
33Sat Feb 18, 2017Sheffield WednesdayH1-2Loss20,16418Osborn (60)
34Sat Feb 25, 2017Wigan AthleticA0-0Draw11,25418
35Sat Mar 04, 2017Brighton And Hove AlbionH3-0Win22,02018Clough (60, 90), Osborn (89)
36Tue Mar 07, 2017BrentfordH2-3Loss16,90318Brereton (82), Clough (90)
37Sat Mar 11, 2017Burton AlbionA0-1Loss-19
Manager: Mark Warburton
38Sat Mar 18, 2017Derby CountyH2-2Draw26,66520Clough (5), Pinillos (90)
39Sat Apr 01, 2017Preston North EndA1-1Draw12,45920Assombalonga (22)
40Tue Apr 04, 2017Wolverhampton WanderersA0-1Loss21,40820
41Sat Apr 08, 2017Huddersfield TownH2-0Win20,41119Lichaj (32), Ward (57)
42Fri Apr 14, 2017Blackburn RoversH0-1Loss26,27920
43Mon Apr 17, 2017Cardiff CityA0-1Loss16,41321
44Sat Apr 22, 2017ReadingH3-2Win-20Assombalonga (31, 47), Carayol (53)
45Sat Apr 29, 2017Queens Park RangersA0-2Loss16,47421
46Sun May 07, 2017Ipswich TownH3-0Win28,24921Assombalonga (43 pen, 69), Cohen (57)

FA Cup
Manager: Phillipe Montanier
Sat Jan 07, 2017Wigan Athletic3A0-2Loss5,163

League Cup
Manager: Phillipe Montanier
Tue Aug 09, 2016Doncaster Rovers1A2-1Win5,160Vaughan (11), Ward (90)
Tue Aug 23, 2016Millwall2A2-1Win4,009Paterson (35), Veldwijk (87)
Tue Sep 20, 2016Arsenal3H0-4Loss28,567

Pre-Season Friendly
Manager: Phillipe Montanier
Tue Jul 12, 2016MillwallEnglandA2-1Win-Blackstock (18), Burke (49)
Fri Jul 15, 2016FC BragaPortugalA3-0Win-Lansbury (50), Iacovitti (74), Burke (85)
Tue Jul 19, 2016Port ValeEnglandA2-0Win-Mills (40), Assombalonga (55)
Sat Jul 30, 2016Hull CityEnglandH1-2Loss3,777Burke (87)

Manager: Phillipe Montanier
Sat Jul 23, 2016Notts CountyEnglandA2-1Win9,007Osborn (57), Paterson (77)

Transfers before, during and immediately after the season.
In (16) Out (22)
Date Player Details Fee Date Player Details Fee
Stephen HendersonBoughtDexter BlackstockReleased
Jun 01, 2016Vladimir StojkovicBoughtJamie PatersonSold
Jul 08, 2016Thomas LamBoughtLars VeldwijkLoan Out
Jul 22, 2016Damien PerquisBoughtLars VeldwijkReleased
Jul 29, 2016Armand TraoreBoughtAug 13, 2016Dorus de VriesSold
Aug 03, 2016Pajtim KasamiLoan InAug 28, 2016Oliver BurkeSold£13,000,000
Aug 30, 2016Nicolao DumitruLoan InAug 30, 2016Dimitar EvtimovLoan out
Aug 31, 2016LicaBought£300,000Aug 30, 2016Gerry McDonaghLoan out
Aug 31, 2016Muzzy CarayolBoughtAug 30, 2016Ryan YatesLoan out
Sep 07, 2016Nicklas Bendtner BoughtAug 30, 2016Tim ErlandssonLoan out
Jan 26, 2017Hildeberto PereiraLoan InAug 30, 2016Tyler WalkerLoan out
Jan 26, 2017Joao TeixeiraLoan InAug 31, 2016Alex IacovittiLoan out
Jan 29, 2017Aaron TshibolaLoan InJan 15, 2017Tyler WalkerLoan out
Jan 31, 2017Gboly AriyibiBoughtJan 17, 2017Tim ErlandssonLoan out
Jan 31, 2017Ross McCormackLoan InJan 20, 2017Henri LansburySold£2,750,000
Jan 31, 2017Zach CloughBoughtJan 21, 2017Gerry McDonaghLoan out
Jan 31, 2017Jorge GrantLoan out
Jan 31, 2017Ryan YatesLoan out
Mar 06, 2017Nicklas Bendtner Sold
May 15, 2017Daniel PinillosReleased
Jul 17, 2017Britt AssombalongaSold£15,000,000
Jul 24, 2017Damien PerquisReleased

Season Record (Competitive Games only)
Pos Num PlayerP W D L Goals Yellows Reds Went Off Came On Unused Sub Notes
GK1Dorus de Vries111Left to join Celtic on Aug 13
GK26Dimitar Evtimov13On loan to SC Olanense from August 30th until January 13th
GK30Stephen Henderson1581611115
GK38Vladimir Stojkovic21451217Joined from Maccabi Haifa at the end of August
GK43Jordan Smith15438113
GK48Jordan Wright
GKTim ErlandssonOn loan to Barrow until January 13th; On loan to AFC Eskilstuna until the end of the season
D2Eric Lichaj4515822281122Player Of The Year
D3Daniel Pinillos16547142Released at the end of the season
D5Matt Mills3012414171233
D6Armand Traore134272434Joined from Wolfsburg on September 7th
D11Ben Osborn49159254642
D27Damien Perquis20857221413
D28Thomas Lam218492518810
D40Alex Iacovitti211111On loan to Mansfield from August 30th until January 13th
D42Joe Worrall216510117
D46Jordan Gabriel
DAdam Crookes
M4Michael Mancienne301151431446
M8Chris Cohen2283111463
M10Henri Lansbury197396912Sold to Aston Villa on January 20th
M13Danny Fox23651271415
M17Hildeberto Pereira256514293473Was on loan from Benfica from Jan 26th until the end of the season
M22Pajtim Kasami26651523464Was on loan from Olympiakos on Jan 26th until the end of the season
M24David Vaughan331061714367
M25Jack Hobbs10217314
M41Matty Cash301251344117
M44Ryan YatesOn loan to Barrow until January 13th; On loan to Shrewsbury Town from Jan 31st for rest of season
M48Anel Ahmedhodzic1118
M49Toby Edser3
MAaron Tshibola4221129Joined on loan from Aston Villa on Jan 26th until the end of the season
MBojan Jokic
MDeimantas Petravicius
MKelvin Wilson
MStephen McLaughlin
F7Matt FryattLeft on last day of the season
F9Britt Assombalonga3311517141312Left prior to the 2017-18 season to join Middlesbrough
F12Nicolao Dumitru112911937Was on loan from Napoli from Aug 30 until the end of the season
F14Lars Veldwijk321112Left to join KV Kortrijk on August 30th
F14Nicklas Bendtner17431021882Left to join Rosenberg on March 6th
F16Zach Clough144374552Signed from Bolton on January 31st
F18Muzzy Carayol21631219814Bought from Middlesbrough on Aug 30 2016
F19Jamie Ward20929261352On loan to Burton Albion from August 30th until January 20th
F20Lica7341257Joined from FC Porto on August 30th; Left to join Estoril on Jan 31st
F21Gboly Ariyibi
F21Jamie Paterson321111Sold to Bristol City on August 27
F23Dexter BlackstockReleased on August 30
F34Tyler WalkerOn loan to Stevenage from Aug 30th until Jan 13th; On loan to Port Vale from Jan 17th to end of season
F35Oliver Burke7524122Left to join Red Bull Leipzig on Aug 28th
F37Jorge Grant62133217On loan to Notts County from January 31st to end of season
F39Apostolos Vellios3087156541712
F45Ben Brereton186393753
F47James Thorne1111
F50Ross McCormack7251141Joined on loan from Aston Villa on January 31st
FGerry McDonaghOn loan to Wrexham from August 30th until January 13th; On loan to Cambridge until the end of the season
FJoao Teixeira1Was on loan from Benfica from Jan 26th until the end of the season


Competitive goals only
14Britt Assombalonga33
6Apostolos Vellios30
6Henri Lansbury19
4Ben Osborn49
4Oliver Burke7
4Zach Clough14
3Ben Brereton18
2Damien Perquis20
2Eric Lichaj45
2Hildeberto Pereira25
2Jamie Ward20
2Nicklas Bendtner17
2Own Goals50
2Pajtim Kasami26
2Thomas Lam21
1Chris Cohen22
1Daniel Pinillos16
1David Vaughan33
1Jamie Paterson3
1Lars Veldwijk3
1Matt Mills30
1Muzzy Carayol21
1Nicolao Dumitru11
1Ross McCormack7

Home and away victories for the season
Game 1 Game 2
Opponent Date H/A Score Date H/A Score
Ipswich TownSat Nov 19, 2016Away2-0Sun May 07, 2017Home3-0